Don’t Wait until the New Year to Change Your Life

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash New Year’s resolutions are stupid.  Let me elaborate. Resolutions themselves are not stupid. Changing your life in a minor or significant way is not stupid. By all means, please, take the actions you want and need to improve yourself and your life.  What is stupid about New Year’s resolutions is when people…

Christmas Swag

Well, hello! It’s been a minute, hasn’t it? I’ve been taking the last week or so to focus on reading, and friends, and family. It’s been lovely. I’ve tried to be less on my devices; I didn’t even take my inevitable laptop any of the places we traveled. To be fair, I knew there would…

How to Give the Best Gifts

The holidays are coming up, and coming up fast. No matter what you celebrate, or if you celebrate at all, you likely have some kind of obligation to give someone a gift. It could be for a religious or cultural holiday, or for a birthday, or a host gift for a party. If you’re totally…

It’s the Holiday Season

I have always loved Christmas and the Christmas season. I’ve loved it for its reality and for everything it could be. In its reality I have loved Christmas for gift-giving. I love picking out the perfect present and seeing someone’s reaction when they open it, especially if I am correct in my estimation. I like…